Using $3.9 million in Bonneville Power Administration fish and wildlife
mitigation funds, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
have purchased an 8,441-acre ranch in southeastern Washington for fish
and wildlife habitat. The sale closed Sept. 11.
The "Rainwater Ranch," previously owned by Miller Shingle
Co. of Granite Falls, Wash., includes 5,500 acres of timber, plus rangeland,
and about eight miles of anadromous fish spawning and rearing habitat …